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'''The 3DO Company''' (formerly THDO on the NASDAQ stock exchange), also known as '''3DO''' (short for three-dimensional operating system), was an United States|American video game company. It was founded in 1991 in video gaming|1991 under the name '''SMSG, Inc.''' (for San Mateo Software Group) by Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins, in a partnership with seven companies including LG Corp.|LG, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.|Matsushita (now Panasonic), AT&T Corporation, Music Corporation of America|MCA, Time Warner, and Electronic Arts itself. After 3DO's flagship video game console, the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, failed in the marketplace, the company exited the hardware business and became a Video game developer#Third-partydevelopers|third-party video game developer. It went bankrupt in 2003 in video gaming|2003 due to poor sales of its games. Its headquarters were in...
LogoFile:3DO Company logo.png
SloganWe're here to play.
TypePublic company|Public
FateChapter 11, Title 11, United States Code|Bankruptcy
Successor| foundation = {{start date and age|1991}}
Defunct{{end date|May 2003}}
LocationRedwood City, California|Redwood City, California, United States|U.S.
IndustryVideo game industry|Video games
Key peopleTrip Hawkins, RJ Mical
Products| num_employees =
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